ARTICLE FROM forber.com: Nuclear Power Provides A Whole Lot More Than Just Energy

Excerpt from www.forbes.com
Another study on the economics of nuclear energy found unequivocally that nuclear power plants provide substantial economic benefits to the states and regions in which they reside.

In this case, the study focused on the Columbia Generating Station, operated by Energy Northwest, in eastern Washington State. Performed by the Nuclear Energy Institute, the study found that the power plant, with a nameplate capacity recently increased to 1,207 MW, generates over 9 billion kWhs of emission-free electricity every year, enough to power the City of Seattle.

All while generating more than $690 million in economic output – over $475 million for Washington State and over $215 million for the rest of the United States.
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